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Breaking rules to change the way we live

When Dan Simpkins was a freshman at Cornell, he had two majors. “When I started as an undergraduate, I was a double major in engineering and pre med. As you can imagine, life wasn’t pretty. After one... Read more

Jeremy Blum

Breaking rules to do great things

Jeremy Blum '12 Electrical and Computer Engineering, '13 M.Eng "If you see something that needs to be made, make it. If you see the need, so does somebody else. If you don't work on the solution... Read more

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Breaking rules to create new career paths

JEN BAKER '12 MBA '13 M.EngWhat do you do if the job you know would be perfect for you simply does not exist? You could take what comes along and daydream about what you would really like to be doing... Read more

Ray Li with his innovation to musci

Ray Li and Michael Ndubuisi

Breaking the rules to push the limits of imagination To play music, you need an instrument, right? You can pluck a string or vibrate a reed or strike a surface or force air through an opening. But... Read more

Jen Weidman in Tanzania

Jen Weidman

Breaking the rules to make life better in Tanzania For many students and parents there are simple “rules for college:” you apply to several schools, you weigh your options, you enroll at the school... Read more